Publications

  • Las normas de gobierno corporativo y su rol en relación a la insolvencia in “Ley de Concursos y Reorganización Empresarial a 10 años de su vigencia”, FCU, Montevideo, 2018 (with Laura Chalar). Symposium Essay about how a system of corporate governance can help anticipate or prevent company insolvency.
  • La responsabilidad de directores de sociedades anónimas bajo la Ley de Transparencia Fiscal No. 19.484 in “Impulso y Desarrollo: el Derecho Comercial como organismo vivo”, FCU, Montevideo, 2017, p. 183 (with Catherine Romang). Symposium Essay about the responsibility of directors of corporation under the Fiscal Transparency Act No. 19.484, regarding the identification and communication of shareholders and beneficial owners.
  • Comité de Auditoría y Vigilancia in “Realidad del Derecho Comercial: tensiones y sinergias en su práctica actual”, FCU, Montevideo, 2016, p. 137. Symposium Essay about the regulation of Audit Committees under Uruguayan law in the context of corporate governance.
  • Ley de Sociedades Comerciales – Business Companies Act. This work is a translation of the Uruguayan Business Companies Act No. 16.060 and is part of the collection of translated legal provisions launched by the Universidad de Montevideo. The translation was done by Inés Payssé Terra, while the revision and prologue were done along with Miguel Casanova. Published as “Colección de Normas Traducidas – Collection of Translated Legal Provisions”, No. 3, Universidad de Montevideo, May 2016.
  • La transferencia de paquetes accionarios de control y la responsabilidad del vendedor por vicios redhibitorios in “Ley de Sociedades Comerciales. Estudios a los 25 años de su vigencia”, Volume I, La Ley Uruguay, Montevideo, 2016, p. 511. Article about the transfer of corporate control in closely held corporations through the transfer of shares and the seller’s liability for undisclosed debts and hidden defects in the corporation which are verified by the buyer after the operation is completed.
  • El vendedor de un paquete accionario de control es responsable por los vicios ocultos de la sociedad in “Los retos de la modernidad: cuestiones de derecho comercial actual”, FCU, Montevideo, 2015, p. 95. Symposium Essay about the transfer of corporate control in closely held corporations by sale of shares and the seller’s liability for undisclosed debts and hidden defects in the corporation which are verified by the buyer after the operation has been closed.
  • La retribución de los directores de sociedades anónimas en el marco de las buenas prácticas de gobierno corporativo in “Dinamismo y Desafíos del Derecho Comercial”, FCU, Montevideo, 2013, p. 187. Symposium Essay about the compensation of directors in the context of good practices of corporate governance.
  • Incidencia de la condena en la calificación sobre el efecto novatorio del convenio concursal in “Dinamismo y Desafíos del Derecho Comercial”, FCU, Montevideo, 2013, p. 527 (with Lucía Grazioli). Symposium Essay about the influence of an adverse decision on the qualification of the bankruptcy over the novatory effect of the agreement with creditors. Also published in “Panorama de Derecho Comercial – Estudios sobre la Ley Nº 18.387”, collective work directed by Prof. Ricardo Olivera García, FCU, Montevideo, 2015.
  • Directores independientes o “no ejecutivos” en el marco de las buenas prácticas de gobierno societario in “Hacia un nuevo Derecho Comercial”, FCU, Montevideo, 2012, p 173. Symposium Essay about the regulation of non-executive independent directors in Uruguay in the context of good practices of corporate governance.
  • Herramientas societarias para la solución y prevención de las crisis empresariales in “Situaciones de Crisis en las Sociedades Comerciales”, collective work directed by José Miguel Embid Irujo, Daniel Roque Vitolo, Ed. Ad Hoc, Buenos Aires 2010, p.31. Symposium Essay about the need to harmonize the regulation of business organizations and insolvency to have a more efficient legal system which helps to protect the credit and to better anticipate and handle events of company crisis.
  • La creación de patrimonios con destino específico en el derecho uruguayo in “Evaluación de la Ley de Sociedades Comerciales a 20 años de su entrada en vigencia”, FCU, Montevideo, 2009, p. 537. Symposium Essay about the creation of patrimonies for specific purposes under the Uruguayan Law.
  • La indeterminación del objeto complejo y la responsabilidad societaria (Symposium Essay), published in “Evaluación de la Ley de Sociedades Comerciales a 20 años de su entrada en vigencia”, FCU, Montevideo, 2009, p. 257.
  • La reforma societaria italiana: una propuesta para la revisión de la ley uruguaya in “Anuario de Derecho Comercial”, Volume XII, FCU, Montevideo, 2008, p. 199. Article about the changes introduced in 2003 in the regulation of partnerships and corporations contained in the Italian Civil Code and how this regulation can be used as a model for the modification of Uruguayan regulation contained in Act No. 16.060. Published
  • La indeterminación del objeto complejo y la responsabilidad societaria in “X Congreso de Derecho Societario – VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Derecho Societario y Empresarial”, FESPRESA, Córdoba, Argentina, 2007, Volume I, p. 73. Symposium Essay about how the lack of determination in the purpose contained in the bylaws of a corporation may have an impact on corporate liability.
  • Datos personales para informes Comerciales y Habeas Data published by Inter-American Development Bank, Liga de Defensa Comercial, Olivera & Delpiazzo Abogados and Universidad de Montevideo, Montevideo, 2005 (with Juan Manuel Gutiérrez Carrau and Carlos Loaiza Keel). Book about personal data used in commercial reports and the habeas data action.
  • El “disregard of legal entity” en la jurisprudencia in “Anuario de Derecho Comercial”, Volume X, FCU, Montevideo, 2004, p. 357 (with Ricardo Olivera García). Critical analysis of the evolution of case law regarding disregard of legal entity in Uruguay. Also published in “Estudios de Derecho Societario”, from Ricardo Olivera García, Rubinzal-Culzoni, Buenos Aires, 2005pdf
  • La partición de paquetes accionarios: el aporte de la teoría de la valuación de acciones in “Revista de Derecho”, Universidad de Montevideo, Year II, Nº 3, Montevideo, 2003, p. 185. Article about the division of stock packages and the distribution of shares among heirs, and how financial theory for the valuation of shares contributes to this topic.  pdf  www
  • La representación de las minorías en el órgano de control interno de las anónimas: un tema de derecho legislativo in “Anuario de Derecho  Comercial”, Volume VIII, FCU, Montevideo, 1999, p. 255 (with Ricardo Olivera García). Also published in “Estudios de Derecho Societario”, from Ricardo Olivera García, Rubinzal-Culzoni, Buenos Aires, 2005. Article about the representation of minority group of shareholders in the internal control of corporations.

Other publications and Collaborations

  • Capital Markets 2018 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca and Cecilia Trujillo). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay, offering an overview of the Uruguayan capital markets regime. www
  • Collaboration with TerraLex Pre-Merger Notification Manual, created by the M&A and Antitrust Practice Groups to provide a practical guidance for all TerraLex members to understand the merger regimes of 60 different jurisdictions. www
  • Capital Markets 2017 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca and Cecilia Trujillo). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay.
  • Collaboration with Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2017 – Assessing Government Capability to Prepare, Procure and Manage PPPs 2017, from The World Bank Group and Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF). www
  • Capital Markets 2016 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay.
  • Capital Markets 2015 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay.
  • Employer’s Criminal Liability Act passed in Uruguay (with Lucía Zóboli), published in TerraLex Connections, June 2014. Article offering an analysis of the “Employer’s Criminal Liability Act” No. 19.196, which makes the employer criminally liable for complying with prevention and safety measures in the workplace. tlx
  • Capital Markets 2014 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay.
  • Capital Markets 2013 – Uruguay (with Federico Rocca). Latin Lawyer Reference chapter for Uruguay.
  • Collaboration with Doing Business 2011: Making a Difference for Entrepreneurs, published by World Bank, International Finance Corporation and Palgrave Macmillan, Washington DC, 2011.
  • Collaboration with Doing Business 2009, published by World Bank, International Finance Corporation and Palgrave Macmillan, Washington DC, 2009.
  • Review. Book commentary of “Applicable Law to Transport between Uruguay and other Mercosur countries” (“Derecho Aplicable al Transporte Multimodal entre Uruguay y los demás países integrantes del Mercosur”) from Dr. Gonzalo Arturo Lorenzo Iriarte, published in Revista de Derecho, Universidad de Montevideo, volume VI, Montevideo, 2005.
  • Certificados de depósito y Warrants. Una oportunidad para el crédito (press article). Published in Crónicas (weekly publication), Montevideo, June 2004. Article about the regulation of certificates of deposits and warrants in Uruguay.